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The cities of Abidjan, Bobo-Dioulasso, Dakar, Douala, N’Djamena, Niamey, Nouakchott, Praia, Yaounde and the host city, Brazzaville, met from 12 to 14 June 2018, for the 2nd MUFPP Regional Forum in Africa. The Forum was made possible thanks to the collaboration between FAO, the MUFPP and the Municipality of Brazzaville that hosted the event with the support of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The goal was to expand the network of African cities signatories to the MUFPP and facilitate exchange of good practices on urban food policy.
By request of several local authorities, the regional Forum in Brazzaville focused on urban food issues for Western and Central African cities in the broader debate promoted by the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact and as a contribution to the FAO City-City Cooperation Initiative (CtCi). The three days of activities consisted in presenting key challenges cities are facing in the region, the initiatives that they launched and issues to be solved.
The Forum was also the occasion for cities to work on a peer to peer approach by clustering into three working groups: